If it had not been reauthorized, many women's groups were worried facilities that help women and men facing the threat of domestic violence could be closed.
Indiana stands to get over $16 million to fund services and programs to assist victims of domestic violence.
The Violence Against Women Act provides $5.5 million to women's groups across the state.
An upgrade made to the domestic violence registry allows police officers and others to check whether there is a protective order against an abuser online.
The march from Dunn Meadow to the courthouse was part of a national movement known as Take Back The Night.
The "Hope Cards" prove a domestic violence victim has obtained a protective order.
Around 40 percent of women in Indiana are victims of rape or domestic violence.
Verizon is giving more than $150,000 in grant money to domestic violence agencies in Marion and Hendricks counties.
A former Indianapolis mayor and his wife say a domestic violence arrest report doesn't tell the whole story of what led to his arrest.
Indiana now ranks number two in the nation for teen dating abuse.